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Tip Locates Hit-and-Run Vehicle

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Negaunee City Police say they have located a car that was involved in a hit and run accident over the weekend. The vehicle, a silver Subaru Legacy, was located on Empire Street in Ishpeming following an anonymous tip to police. The vehicle was involved in an accident […]

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Senate Medicaid Workgroup to Meet

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A State Senate committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Lansing on the controversial issue of Medicaid expansion. Governor Rick Snyder has been prodding lawmakers into approving the expansion proposal, although many conservative Republicans oppose the effort in part because it’s linked to the federal Affordable Care […]

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Workday Wind Down Movie Trivia Winner – Monday 7/15/13

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Today’s Answer:  Half Baked Winner: Kayla Today’s winner is Kayla! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Grand Rapids Brothers Win Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Max Z-86 sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos of Grand Rapids was the first to finish in the racing fleet in the 105th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The vessel finished the 333-mile course late last night. DeVos says it seemed like there were two […]

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Mich Gas Prices Up $.30 this Week

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists in Michigan found gas prices thirty cents per gallon higher than last week, according to Triple-A Michigan. Michigan’s current statewide average is $3.83 per gallon, 26 cents more than this time last year. The highest average price among the surveyed markets was found in Ann Arbor, […]

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Munising Principal Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A former Alger County school principal plead guilty today in Alger County Circuit Court to a charge of sexually assaulting a student. Benjamin David Franklin II, 35, was charged with three counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct involving a female student between the age of 16 […]

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Open House for 2016 Ishpeming Roundabout Construction

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Transportation and the city of Ishpeming will host an open house tomorrow to discuss the planned construction of a roundabout on US-41 in Ishpeming. M-DOT plans to build a roundabout in 2016 at the intersection of US-41 and 2nd Street with the intent […]

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MQT County Road Construction Begins

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A major road repair project is starting up today in Marquette County. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing the concrete roadway on 5 miles of US-41 running from the Carp River Bridge to Northwoods Road in Marquette. This project will require lane closures and traffic […]

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Charges Sought in Skandia Rollover Accident

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Charges are being sought by the Marquette County Prosecutor against the driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident over the  weekend. The accident happened just before 2:30 Saturday afternoon on US-41 in Skandia Township when a southbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt, driven by a 48-year-old […]

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Negaunee Finishes Pioneer Week with a Bang

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Negaunee’s Pioneer Days festival was a yooper’s utopia of food, fireworks, and fun. Pioneer Days is a Negaunee-specific five-day fiesta spanning from July 8th through to the 13th that I would definitely recommend checking out if you haven’t. Yesterday was the day I set aside to experience all the sights and sounds of the festival, […]

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